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5 Exercises to Prevent Chronic Illnesses

"5 Exercises to Prevent Chronic Illnesses" by Health Promotion Board, 6 Jan 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Prevent chronic conditions or chronic illnesses with these exercises that will make your weekly physical activities fun and varied. Chronic Illnesses such as cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease, cancer and diabetes are among the most common and costly health problems in Singapore and account for about two-thirds of deaths. Preventing them can be a simple matter of a healthy diet and regular exercises. A study released by the World Health Organisation recommends approximately 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity or 75 minutes of

A Senior’s Best Way to Start Exercising Without Feeling Like A Dread!

"Exercises for the Elderly: Never Too Late to Start!" by National Health Group, 22 Jul 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults According to researchers, half an hour of light exercise, six days a week is all that is needed for an elderly person to reduce their chances of mortality by more than 40 per cent. This was the conclusion drawn after a 12-year Norwegian study of 6,000 men aged 73 and above. Those who took a brisk walk daily reduced their mortality rate by almost half compared to the sedentary group. Regular exercise reduces the risk

10 Ways To Put The Fun Back In Your Retirement!

"Active Ageing: Rewire After You Retire" by Health Promotion Board, 11 Dec 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg You have looked forward to this day. Finally, you are free to wake up at any time you want and spend your day as you wish. It’s your retirement day! Now that work is out of your life, it’s time to reorganise your priorities and do stuff you’ve never had time to do. In fact, you can be more active now that you are in your golden years and enjoy a healthy retirement lifestyle. 10 Fun Things to Do in Retirement Go on that

You’ll Be Sorry if You Miss This 6 Secrets to Ageing Gracefully!

"Healthy Ageing Tips to Ageing Gracefully" by Health Promotion Board, 28 Dec 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Healthy Ageing is Ageing Gracefully Ageing is a journey that is better shared, and sharing the golden moments with the people around you is priceless. From reminiscing about the good old times to catching up on the years in-between, there are parts of one’s life that family and friends can relate. Carving time out to socialise is important for one’s mental well-being, at any age. For older adults, staying connected with friends and family and engaging fully in life through social activities are key

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